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rates is untenable. i mean, we're not talking about raising taxes like france to 75%, to the top rate. we're talking about 39.6, and let's be honest, with other loopholes and other deductions, it's going to be a lot lower. at the end of the day, you cannot deal with the fiscal situation this country faces without raising taxes, raising revenues. it's that simple. >> because we're only bringing in 17% of the gdp and sending 23 or 24. >> 15 1/2. >> i've got a new number. you sure that's the recent one? >> that's the most recent one -- >> there's a big differential. >> we're not bringing enough for everybody. but the ironic thing, and what makes us different from greece in this regard, i think a lot of the functionality is alarmingly familiar. but if we go over the cliff, what we actually do is resolve too much of our debt situation all at once. i mean, unlike greece, whose fiscal profglasy has them where they are today. >> except that if we go over the cliff and given how tenuous this economic environment is right now, i mean, the message that sends to business leaders, employers, let a
rates is unten nabl. i mean, we're not talking about raising tacks like france from 75% to the top rate. we're talking about 39.6 and let's be honest, with other loopholes and deductions, it's going to be a lot lower. at the end of the day, you cannot deal with the fiscal situation that this country faces without raising taxes and revenues. it's simple. >> we're only bringing in 17%çf the gdp and spending 23 or 24. >> 15 1/2. >> i've got a new number. are you sure that's the recent number? >> anyway, we're not bringing in enough revenue. et ironic thing which makes us different from greece in this regard is a lot the dysfunction nalt is alarmingly familiar. if we go over the cliff, we resolve too much of a debt situation all at once, unlike greece where they are today, interestingly, if you actually go over the cliff, you get on a budget path that's a far more sustainable than the current one, we do it much too quickly. >> except if you go over the cliff and given how tenuous this economic environment is right now, the message it sends to business leaders, employers, this place is not
a work permit to work in this country. you can't go to belgium, france. you can't go to mexico and work without a work permit. and we're afraid to even have one. your thought, blake. why don't we even have the basic requirement of a work requirement -- of a work permit? >> actually, i agree with david in the sense that i think the election was actually a clarifying moment here. i'm not one to often say that oh, there were huge policy implications but -- >> got to go. >> from an election. but i agree with david that in this case it was clear there's got to be movement on this. >> i hope so. i really do. thank you, david winston. great guests. thank you, blake, same with you. we're watching "hardball" right now, the place for politics. >>> let me finish tonight with this. i have high hopes for president obama's second term. i have low hopes for the republican opposition in congress. i have rising hopes for the old reasonable republican party out there in real world, the party that resides in the eastern big states and actually deals with the real work of being big state governor, for exam
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)